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A Movie Under the Stars: Silver Moon Drive-In

Posted on June 15th, 2012 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining

  Love a night at the movies, but hate the steep price tag? Last week marked the 79th anniversary of the drive-in movie theater. There are less than a dozen of these in the state of Florida, but did you know we have one of these nostalgic gems right here in Polk County? The Silver Moon Drive-In in Lakeland opened in […]

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Platform.5 Youth & Art Saturday, Feb 18, 5-8pm

Posted on February 17th, 2012 by

Categories: Arts, Event

It’s a Small World – Youth as the Catalyst for Change I stopped by to see how set up was going today and to see what I could do to help.  The walls are covered with visual art. Rehearsals are happening. The film screening room is prepared. Tables are set up for creating art. Looks […]

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Patti LuPone Performs at Lakeland’s Historic Polk Theatre

Posted on February 17th, 2012 by

Categories: Arts

OH WHAT A NIGHT in Lakeland’s beautiful historic Polk Theatre.  I just witnessed an amazing performance by star of stage and screen Patti LuPone. She sang major songs from her memorable roles in Oliver!, Les Misérables, Evita, Anything Goes, Sunset Boulevard, Pal Joey, Sweeney Todd, Gypsy, and more.  A couple of times during the show she […]

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Oct 7-9: This Weekend in the Heart of the Arts

Posted on October 6th, 2011 by

Categories: Arts

It’s National Arts & Humanities Month and we are celebrating in the Heart of the Arts in a big way.  There are more than 100 arts and cultural activities taking place during October. Attend arts activities this month and register for a chance to win awesome “ARTS” prizes! The rules are easy. Look for the Heart of the Arts […]

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Sept 26-Oct 2: Arts & Culture This Week in Sunny Central Florida

Posted on September 25th, 2011 by

Categories: Arts

Arts & Cultural Events and Exhibits this week. Monday, September 26 – Sunday, October 2, 2011 Click the links below to learn more. Events: Sep 26-Nov 5: Fall Art Classes at Polk Museum of Art Sept 26-30: Explorations V Children’s Daily Sessions Sept 26: After School Art (Ages 5 & Up) Sept 26 & 27: […]

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Child of the Sun Jazz Festival & Urban Triathlon

Posted on February 15th, 2011 by

Categories: Arts, Sports, Upcoming

Jazz up your weekend by attending Lakeland Rotary’s Child of the Sun Jazz Festival! The Festival will take place on April 16, 2011 at 12 p.m. at Lake Mirror Promenade and will feature amazing Jazz musicians such as: Jimmy Cobb Quartet featuring Javon Jackson Larry Willis Quartet featuring Steve Davis Belinda Wornack with Nat Adderly, […]

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Nov 11-15: Arts in Polk – An Extended Weekend

Posted on November 10th, 2010 by

Categories: Arts

Veteran’s Day is Thursday, November 11th and there is so much artful activity going on in Polk.  Some folks look for things to do early on weeknights so they can cherish their sports and outdoor activities on weekends.  Others reserve that special night out for weekends.  Polk County’s arts and cultural organizations offer a variety […]

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Nov 5-7: This Weekend Polk County has it all!

Posted on November 3rd, 2010 by

Categories: Arts

There are  many arts, cultural and entertainment opportunities to choose from throughout Polk County this weekend.  Polk County truly is central Florida’s heart of the arts.  Here are just a few of the activities listed below: Friday, November 5th, Lakeland: Florida Dance Theatre is holding open auditions for Publix Super Markets Charities Dance Scholarships at The Academy of Florida […]

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Fun for the Whole Family at PMoA

Posted on September 3rd, 2010 by

Categories: Arts

If you’re looking for some FREE fun for the whole family during September, look no further than Polk Museum of Art’s annual Family Day! This year, the theme is “Going Global” and the Museum has planned art activities, entertainment, and more. It all starts Saturday, September 18 at 11:00am, and besides the great entertainment (that […]

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Polk Museum of Art to Give Away FREE Art Supplies at Annual Family Day Event

Posted on September 1st, 2009 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, General

Remember to come out on Saturday, September 19 when Polk Museum of Art will host its annual Family Day, a FREE day of art activities and fun, and to help local parents during these hard economic times, PMoA will be giving away more than 350 bags of art supplies for local school age children. This year’s […]

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